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beta-Endorphin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
beta-Endorphin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.327.935.239
D06.472.699.631.525.600.239
D12.644.400.400.935.239
D12.644.400.575.241.080
D12.644.548.365.935.239
D12.644.548.691.525.690.239
D12.776.631.650.405.935.239
D12.776.631.650.575.241.080
Unique ID
D001615
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001615
Scope Note
A 31-amino acid peptide that is the C-terminal fragment of BETA-LIPOTROPIN. It acts on OPIOID RECEPTORS and is an analgesic. Its first four amino acids at the N-terminal are identical to the tetrapeptide sequence of METHIONINE ENKEPHALIN and LEUCINE ENKEPHALIN.
Entry Term(s)
Endorphin, beta
beta-Endorphin (1-31)
Pharm Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Registry Number
60617-12-1
Previous Indexing
Endorphins (1978-1987)
Peptides (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
1988; BETA-ENDORPHIN (1-31) was indexed under BETA-ENDORPHIN & PEPTIDE FRAGMENTS 1985-2006
History Note
1988 (1985)
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/05/04
Revision Date
2015/11/23
beta-Endorphin Preferred
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